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ECB Economists Find Benefits in ‘Fiscal Devaluation’

One of the thorniest issues facing the euro zone is how members of the 18-country currency bloc can improve competitiveness and exports without having a national currency that can be devalued.
In a paper published by the European Central Bank, a trio of economists have come up with a way: “fiscal devaluation.”

Source: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2014/08/22/ecb-economists-find-benefits-in-fiscal-devaluation/?mod=WSJBlog

South Korea’s Exports to China: Game Over?

South Korea’s boom in exports to China appears to be finally fizzling out.
In an unusually candid trade report early this month, the trade ministry said it was “concerned” about a sustained fall in exports to China, Seoul’s biggest trade partner. Shipments shrank 7% in July from a year earlier, the third-straight monthly drop that began with a steep 9.4% slide in May.

Source: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2014/08/20/south-koreas-exports-to-china-game-over/?mod=WSJBlog

China Damps Asia’s Export Rebound

Asia’s exports to the U.S. and Europe are finally picking up. But the region’s increasing dependence on China, where growth is moderating, is muting any recovery in exports.

Source: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2014/08/15/china-damps-asias-export-rebound/?mod=marketbeat

Three Reasons Why Europeans Aren’t Too Worried About Putin’s Energy Power

Has a tit-for-tat spiral begun? After Europe launched tougher sanctions against Russia at the end of July, Russian President Vladimir Putin this week banned food imports from Europe. Some fear this might only be the beginning of a long-term Russian retaliation. Putin eventually could cut energy exports. Many Europeans would then suffer a hard winter.

Source: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2014/08/08/three-reasons-why-europeans-arent-too-worried-about-putins-energy-power/?mod=WSJBlog

What the Latest Economic Data Say About China’s Changing Growth Model

A yuan currency sign is seen on a tramway in Hong Kong on October 14, 2011.
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In decades past, surging export growth, de

Source: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2014/08/08/what-the-latest-economic-data-say-about-chinas-changing-growth-model/?mod=WSJBlog

Shifts in U.S. Trading Partners From 1984 to the Present

Over the past three decades, U.S. trading partners for goods have changed — but not drastically. The biggest shift has been the rapid rise of China as both an importer and exporter.

Source: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2014/08/06/shifts-in-u-s-trading-partners-from-1984-to-the-present/?mod=WSJBlog

China Beating the U.S. in Asian Trade

China is leaving the U.S. in the dust when it comes to exporting goods to the rest of Asia.
That’s the assessment of Ernest Preeg, a senior advisor for international trade and finance at the MAPI Foundation in Arlington, Va. In a new report, Mr. Preeg tracked the value of U.S. exports to 13 Asian countries other than China and compared that to China’s trade with those nations.

Source: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2014/08/04/china-beating-the-u-s-in-asian-trade/?mod=WSJ_EC_RT_Blog
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